JDC Continues Legacy of Providing Aid to Pakistani Disaster Victims

Pakistani flood victims who will be helped by JDC will join the ranks of tens of thousands of their fellow citizens whom JDC has reached with humanitarian assistance following natural disasters in Pakistan within the past five years alone.

Following the October 2005 earthquake that caused over 73,000 deaths in northern Pakistan, JDC provided immediate relief and assisted school-aged children in 10 villages of the hard-hit Baramulla district in Kashmir. And in collaboration with the International Blue Crescent and the Development Foundation of Turkey, we were able to get vital assistance to some 30,000 people, mostly in hard-to reach villages with difficult access roads and scattered mountainside homes at elevations of between 6,000 and 8,000 feet.

In Sarbala, where infrastructure including the local schools, medical clinic, and mosque were destroyed, JDC and its partners’ “Village in the Sky” initiative successfully reopened the boys’ and girls’ schools, built two playgrounds, and much more.

A mere three years later, JDC responded to the October 2008 earthquake in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province with immediate emergency relief for affected families, including the distribution of food and non-food items such as water purification tablets, warm blankets and clothing, and hygiene products.

Once again, acting on our nearly century-long commitment to help victims of the world’s most devastating natural and manmade disasters, our hearts and our hands are going out to Pakistani people suffering the devastating effects of the worst floods to hit the region since 1929.



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